5 Ways to Get Creative with Wainscoting

5 Ways to Get Creative with Wainscoting

I’ve been out scouting fresh ideas for out-of-the-box thinking when it comes to wainscoting. Take note, there were a couple of wall treatments that extended floor-to-ceiling that technically aren’t wainscoting, but they are just too good not to share–and I’m sure they would look fantastic going partway up a wall, too. Look at these 5 Ways to Get Creative with Wainscoting.

5 Ways to Get This Look:  Rustic Dining Room

5 Ways to Get This Look: Rustic Dining Room

With Halloween behind me and Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, I can’t help but think of how much I’d like to have a beautiful dining room to host holiday gatherings. While gathering inspiration, I spotted this rustic/eclectic dining space with interesting woodwork and pretty colors. House of Turquoise featured this room from a home decorated by Four Chairs Furniture and photographed by Hiya Papaya Photography. Check out the five tutorials I found to get this look for less:

5 Ways to Get This Look:  Beach House Bedroom

5 Ways to Get This Look: Beach House Bedroom

Winter is looooong where I come from.  And sometimes, I girl’s gotta dream about bright sun and warm waves.  I spotted this beach house designed by Echelon Custom Homes that was recently featured at House of Turquoise, and inside was  this amazing bedroom.  If you’d love to make your home a year-round beach house then check out the following 5 Ways to Get This Look.

Beachy Bedroom Collage

5 Ways to Get this Look:  Festive Family Room

5 Ways to Get this Look: Festive Family Room

 There’s a chill in the air here that’s making me crave all things cozy.  I’m sure that’s one of the reasons I’m drawn to this Pottery Barn styled family room.  Along with the cozy factor, it offers a good, neutral palette that let’s the holiday decor take center stage.  It’s fun to see how nice the traditional red and green of Christmas look when showcased in a very neutral room.  I challenged myself to find five tutorials for DIY versions of items in this room.  

PB Christmas Living Room inspiration

5 Ways to Get This Look:  Rustic Boy’s Bedroom

5 Ways to Get This Look: Rustic Boy’s Bedroom

Here’s another fun room photographed by Hiya Papaya in a recent home show.  I think there’s a good chance that one of the reasons this room caught my eye was that is shares some similarities with my guy Isaac’s new room.  I like the farmhouse vibe combined with bright colors and bold, modern graphic patterns in the bedding.  I looked around to find five examples of similar design details that other bloggers have DIYed.  Check out these ideas for getting this look for budget prices.

Hiya Papaya boys bedroom inspiration numbered

5 Ways to Get This Look:  Whimsical Mudroom

5 Ways to Get This Look: Whimsical Mudroom

By raise of hands, who wants a dedicated spot to corral all the chaos of family life that manages to be organized, hardworking and pretty all at the same time?  I see that just about everyone raised their hands,s0 I’m assuming that those who didn’t put their hands in the air already have the mudrooms of their dreams.  If you’d like to implement some–or all!–of the features of this room in your home, I’ve found some good sources for helping you to DIY a similar projects.  Turns out that the mudroom of your dreams can become a reality, thanks to tips from other bloggers.

Mudroom Feature Pic